Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, the cool-kid fashion duo behind Proenza Schouler, are celebrating their label's 10th anniversary with an exclusive, albeit nostalgic, capsule collection.
Reworked: Two standout pieces from the capsule collection include a metallic bustier priced at $5,650, and an accompanying skirt for $850
The designers, who just won their third CFDA award for women’s wear on Monday, famously got their big break when they sold their Parsons senior thesis collection to Barneys New York.Now, they are re-releasing the label’s first runway collection from fall 2003 - with just a few tweaks - which will be once again be sold exclusively through Barneys - but nostalgia comes at a hefty price.Two standout pieces include a metallic bustier priced at $5,650, and an accompanying skirt for $850.
A leather coat that was originally painted white and trimmed at the collar with raccoon, also features in the reworked 19-piece collection, which goes on sale at Barneys in New York and Los Angeles tomorrow.
'[Barneys] started our career,' Mr Hernandez told The New York Times. 'So the idea of reissuing the first show felt full circle.'It just felt right to give them something special.'The Parsons graduates came up by way of jobs at Marc Jacobs (Mr McCollough) and Michael Kors (Mr Hernandez), and named their label after their mothers.
Their 2003 collection at the National Arts Club, courtesy, in part, of the Ecco Domani Foundation and Vogue, was tightly focused; just 11 pieces of mostly black and charcoal.Focusing on transforming basic wardrobe staples into accessible, but still desirable luxury items - like the slouchy jackets, painted leather, and even a humble hoodie worn with Fred Leighton diamonds.The designers, who have maintained their title as fashion’s reigning cool kids while establishing a growing business, remarked on their new capsule collection coyly: 'It’s officially vintage after 10 years, right?'
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